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Faience: about eighty long, thin, faience cylinder beads, about fifty small faience ring beads, about ten larger faience ring beads, about fifteen faience melon ring beads, three carnelian barrel and two carnelian ball beads; two stone ball beads, four faience ball beads, one faience double...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. Mes/2501. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Saitic(?),

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 146 cm (57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.1316

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads